Discover the secrets of capturing autumn landscape images with maximum visual impact.
In this practical workshop explore the techniques and ideas essential to producing stunning images, including presentations in technique and in-depth critiques.
Walks of two to four miles are planned taking in the picturesque grounds of West Dean College and the surrounding area of the South Downs as our locations. The workshop will look in depth at the importance of light and composition, the best use of lenses, the use of filters and the importance of pre-planning for best results. The workshop will also cover an introduction to post processing using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop software and how to best enhance your images.
Arrival Day - this is the first date listed above
Courses start early evening. Residential students to arrive from 4pm, non-residential students to arrive by 6.45pm.
6.45pm: Welcome, followed by dinner (included).
8 - 9pm: First teaching session, attendance is essential.
Classes 9.15 - 5pm, lunch is included.
From 6.30pm: Dinner (included for residential students).
Evening working - students may have access to workshops, but only with their tutor's permission and provided any health and safety guidelines are observed.
Classes 9.15am - 3pm, lunch is included.
Residential students are to vacate their rooms by 10am please.
(This timetable is for courses of more than one day in length. The tutor may make slight variations)
Please note it is essential that you are familiar with using a computer, as while the tutor will give instruction on getting to grips with imaging software, basic computer skills will be assumed. Basic familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom software (Creative Cloud version) would also be an advantage. The course will be taught using full versions of the software (not Elements). The course is for up to eight participants. Each student will be allocated a PC in the College's PC-based computer suite, however some of the other equipment provided e.g. printers and scanners are shared by the group.
Roy has been a commercial photographer since the mid 1980's having started his career as a studio assistant before becoming freelance in the early 1990's. He has worked in many different genres including studio, reportage, architectural, portraiture, editorial and sport. Always keen to pursue his personal work as a balance to the commercial world he has been widely published and has exhibited in many locations over the years.